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The works explore love and the multitude of its expressions within the Black community and looks at themes of self-care, community love, intergenerational teachings, as well as the void left in love’s absence. OTTAWA ON, July 13, 2022 – Ottawa Art Gallery’s Galerie Annexe presents the group exhibition How I Love...
OAG is pleased to announce the hiring of our new Chief Development Officer! Lydia Blanchard is joining us from her previous role as the Director of Community Engagement for the CHEO Foundation, where she led the Community Engagement team, which was responsible for supporting over three hundred third-party event partners...
2021 was the second year of the pandemic and a continuation of disruptions and closures as the OAG, and the rest of the world, grappled with the ongoing impacts of COVID-19 variants. Yet OAG was buoyed by the implementation of our new Strategic Plan that saw us make deep commitments...
OAG acknowledges two outgoing board members: Barbara Uteck steps down from the OAG’s Board after serving nine years. She joined the OAG at the beginning of the OAG Expansion Project, and brought important insights and community connections to the OAG while also playing a significant role in board governance, recruitment...
Congratulations to Maria Moldovan for receiving Galerie Annexe’s Regional Artist Award, at this year’s New Art Festival! “Maria is a full time visual artist living and working in Arnprior, Ontario. Her main artistic medium is ceramics and she mostly creates sculptural works but has small edition of functional ware series...
The OAG’s Give to Get Art Auction begins tonight, May 27, with a Gala celebration, and continues all weekend with online bidding. OAG also organized a free in-person local Art Market, and today has announced the five Critics’ Choice artists for 2022! The Critics’ Choice is led by a committee of external jurors. This much...
“As part of our goal to help people feel a sense of belonging in their communities, TD is proud to support Arts and Culture events, initiatives and organizations across North America that amplify diverse voices. In that spirit, we are proud to support the Ottawa Art Gallery and the Emerging...
From Saturday May 28 to Sunday May 29 at OAG’s Give to Get Art Market, Birch Bark Coffee Company will be taking over OAG’s Jackson café so that everyone can enjoy their organic, Fare Trade coffee that is SPP (The acronym of the Spanish name, Simbolo de Pequeños Productores) certified and...
On April 28th, 2018 we celebrated the opening of the OAG Expansion! The promise made on that joyful day to be your free, accessible, and responsive home for the arts in Ottawa continues to be realized everyday. Despite the sobering fact that we have been longer in COVID than out,...
Press Release For immediate release The season features many firsts: OAG’s first solo exhibition by an Anishinābe (Algonquin) artist; the first installation partnership between  OAG and the National Gallery of Canada; the first major solo installation by graphic novelist Stanley Wany; and Robert Kautuk’s first exhibition in Canada. OTTAWA ON,...